ABBEY CRECHE WELCOMES VISITORS

The magnificent 18th-century Neapolitan Creche at the Abbey of Regina Laudis, 249 Flanders Rd. in Bethlehem, is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through January 6. The traditional Nativity scene is thought to have been created as a gift to Victor Amadeus II, King of Sardinia, on the occasion of his coronation in 1720. There is no charge for admission.

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